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Information about children in immigration detention

Friday 31 January, 2014

National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention 2014

Thursday 30 January, 2014

 

Tell Me About: Temporary Protection Visas

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National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention - Index

National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention 2014. Hearing transcripts, submissions and expert reports now available.

Transfer of asylum seekers to third countries

Transfer of asylum seekers to third countries
In August 2012 the Government introduced a third country processing regime for asylum seekers

Asylum seekers, refugees and human rights - Snapshot Report

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Immigration detention, asylum seekers and refugees

The Commission seeks to ensure that the human rights of all people held in immigration detention in Australia are protected. The Commission has focused its recent immigration detention work on the conditions and treatment of asylum seekers, refugees and children, because they have specific vulnerabilities and are given special protections under international law.

 

Speech delivered to Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Today I want to talk to you first generally about Australia’s human rights obligations, and the role of the Commission. I will then move to discuss three key human rights obligations which are relevant to decisions which some officers within the Department make every day.

Fact sheets and other publications about immigration detention, asylum seekers and refugees

Wednesday 10 July, 2013